Kim recently faced a wave of backlash for showing off her huge warehouse full of old clothes after several fans called the series “wasteful” and called the mogul “out of touch.”
From founding her famous clothing company SKIMS to recently acquiring fashion icon award On the PCA, Kim Kardashian has grown into a fashion icon.
Of course, Kim’s presence in the industry stems in large part from the influence of her now ex-husband, Kanye West, who went to great lengths to shape her throughout the marriage.In addition to picking her clothes personally, Ye used to revision Her entire wardrobe, almost brought the mogul to tears as he got rid of everything he didn’t like.
Well, shortly after Kim applied divorce Beginning with Kanye in February last year, she admitted that it is difficult to choose her own clothes without his help.
In fact, she revealed that after her first public appearance Kanye dressed up like this without her ex’s consent, she called to tell her that she career “over”, Before comparing her looks to Maggie Simpson.
So, on a journey to rediscover her fashion sense on her family’s Hulu reality series last week, The KardashiansKim takes a trip down memory lane to reflect on some of her old looks, thanks to her meticulous collection of clothes over the years, meticulously stored in an actual warehouse.
Fans are sure to be taken aback by Kim’s collection, which includes 30,000 outfits she’s worn to various events, awards ceremonies and parties over the years.
“Every time I see something, it’s just a memory,” she added, before literally recalling the exact backstories behind a few pieces of clothing.
As she looks back at her vintage clothing, Kim explains that she has always relied on Kanye as a “crutch” when making fashion choices.
“When it comes to my style, I always use Kanye as my crutch to teach me a lot about fashion,” she explains.
“Not having it as my crutch to guide me really forced me to figure it out on my own,” she added.
Well, it’s safe to say that Kim’s over-collection shocked viewers, with many tweeting about the “wasted” collection.
“Kim k owns a warehouse with 30,000 archived garments that she hasn’t seen since 2012, feels so wasteful,” one netizen tweeted.
“It’s not cool to hate Kim or anything, but it’s not just about collecting fashion pieces. It’s a simple act of hoarding, and many young creatives might benefit from seeing the same in public institutions like museums 30,000 works and inspired,” another wrote.
“Kim k has 30,000 clothes in addition to his wardrobe, which is insane to me,” added a third.
Now when it comes to mega collections, Kim seems to dismiss speculation that she wasted all her clothes as she candidly re-wears an old dress for a recent big event: her sister Kourtney Kardashian ( Kourtney Kardashian’s wedding.
Just over a week ago, Courtney married her boyfriend Travis Barker in a lavish wedding in Portofino, Italy, in a lavish ceremony where all guests wore various black, Red and floral print.
Kim wore a stunning black Dolce & Gabbana piece, in keeping with everything else at the wedding — right down to Plates, Cutlery and Food.
Posting some new photos from the big day, Kim shared a photo of herself and 8-year-old daughter North, writing: “Fun facts about wedding looks.”
“I know you were just in my [archive] in last week’s episode The Kardashians! ‘ she continued. “I photographed each piece and put it on an app. So when I knew I was going to Italy (loving the travel theme), I took out all my Dolce & Gabbana clothes and tried them again to see if I could get any more! “
She then shared a photo of herself at the 2011 Glamour Awards in the same black Dolce & Gabbana gown.
“The dress I wore to my wedding was a Dolce & Gabbana I bought at Bergdorff Goodman in 2011 and wore it to the Glamour Awards,” she wrote.
“But to make the dress more modern and me, I put on this lace glove [Vetements] I have a dress in my wardrobe for a layered lace look,” she explains.
Fans were pleasantly surprised to learn that Kim has upgraded two of her old clothes, especially considering she recently showed off her entire warehouse of seemingly untouched old clothes.
“I don’t think I would have liked the look any more, but the fact that you made it from an existing piece makes it actually perfect,” one person wrote. “Please do this more and more to encourage us all to reuse and recycle.”
“I love that you recycled the dress and made it modern. It definitely has more to do with ordinary people who can’t afford a dress and never wear it again,” another echoed.
Several other users praised the look, while expressing delight at Kim’s confident entry into her own indie style.
“Love seeing you blend in with your own style,” noted the third.